According to a 2014 travel industry study written by Oxford Economics, "the global travel industry is poised for a period of sustained growth over the next decade.” This growth is predicted to be driven mainly by emerging markets such as Asia and the Middle East, but Europe and the Americas are forecasted to trend positively over the same period.
11 hours ago
There's more than meets the eye to Khayelitsha. The township has plenty to offer visitors including B&Bs, restaurants, arts and culture, and some interesting tours. The latest installment of the Love Cape Town Neighbourhoods series explores the township in a way that will open the eyes of those unfamiliar with the 'hood'.
13 hours ago
Alexandre Torrao, MD of MUCHOMOO Experiential Marketing & Events Agency, Johannesburg identifies key trends for 2017 in the live experience space.
Alexandre Torrao 17 hours ago
Wendie White, the MD of Lloyd Orr Communications which specialises in communications strategies for travel and tourism organisations has enjoyed 32 years' experience in the South African travel industry, having spent most of her career in wholesale outbound tour operating. We asked White to give us her outlook on Tourism 2017.
Cari Coetzee 17 hours ago
Expectations were exceeded with visitor traffic at the city's major attractions and Cape Town International Airport in December 2016.
1 day ago
In Mastercard's new Global Cities Index Report, Abu Dhabi ranks as the fastest-growing destination in the Middle East and among the fastest-growing in the world. The UAE capital's compound annual growth rate of 19.81% in overnight visitors between 2009 and 2016, places the emirate in third place alongside major upcoming destinations such as Osaka, Japan and Chengdu in China, and above established hubs such as Tokyo, Riyadh and Taipei in Taiwan.
1 day ago
Travelling the world can be a costly endeavour, however, SA startup FOMO Travel aims to make it much less of a burden on your wallet.
Platinum Seed 1 day ago
The first cities in Africa to be included in the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index), an innovative new way to measure the level of sustainability cities offer to the MICE events (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions) industry, are Durban, Cape Town, and Tshwane.
2 days ago
Sprawling for over 400,000 square kilometres, the Karoo is a semi-desert natural region of South Africa, just a little bit bigger than the country of Germany. If you're looking for peace and quiet away from the busy city, then the Karoo should be right at the top of our travel wish list. Become immersed in a place of immense spaces, wide-angle horizons, craggy mountain ranges and starry skies. If you're sorting out your travel plans, here are 10 reasons why you should explore the Karoo in 2017:
Jarred Manasse 2 days ago
There's been something fundamental missing in this last decade of hotel management: the unflashy, workaholic general managers, those who started their careers waiting tables, scrubbing kitchen counters and floors, climbing the ladder, slowly learning all of the necessary skills to eventually become the general manager.
Guy Stehlik 2 days ago
Fairview constantly finds itself at the forefront of the wine and cheese industry. “They constantly innovate every single aspect of the customer experience, which has led to their success,” says international wine tourism consultant, Peter McAtamney, an international guest speaker at the recent The Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference held in Cape Town in November 2016.
2 days ago
From flexible flight options to new off-the-beaten-track destinations, Cheapflights share their annual travel predictions for 2017 that travellers and the travel industry should keep an eye out for.
2 days ago
British Airways has made its list of the top six destinations for South African travellers in 2017:
13 Jan 2017